Learning at Saddlescombe Farm

Whether you want to enthuse your students about the Iron Age and local history, become scientific detectives for a day or find out about our work as guardians of the South Downs, Saddlescombe Farm is the place for you. We currently offer history, habitats and geography learning but can always adapt our offer to suit your needs. Find out more in the information below.

A volunteer leans on the stone walls of a pen containing three black and white striped pigs, and talks to children standing on the other side of the pen about pigs and how they are used in the countryside

Geography and outdoor learning

Find out about our work as guardians of the South Downs, what rangers do, and all about our shepherds.

A bearded volunteer dressed up in historical clothing sits on the steps of an old green shepherd's caravan, telling stories to a groups of children

Devil's Dyke and Saddlescombe Farm history activities

Enthuse your group about the Iron Age and local history with our history and geography learning activities for Key Stage 1 and 2.

A beautiful male Adonis blue butterfly suns itself on a blade of grass

Habitats and minibeasts at Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Scientific detective work or a sensory habitats trail day for minibeasts for Key Stage 1 and 2.